A news item that appeared in Thinakkural daily published in Colombo on Tuesday quotes TNA MP Ariyanethiran citing the relatives of the victims as saying that 3 persons in military fatigue were observed at the site of the killing and that the SL military that came to the site together with the officers of the SL Department of Wildlife Conservation had attempted to take away and burn the body of the victim. The relatives who came forward to witness were videoed by the SL authorities, the MP has further alleged, calling for thorough investigations.